Cheap train tickets from Raleigh to Newark

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How much are train tickets from Raleigh to Newark?

Lowest Price$82.00
Fastest9h 38m
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train companies3
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Raleigh to Newark?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Raleigh to Newark is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Raleigh to Newark was $127.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 22 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $64.27 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Raleigh to Newark?

The distance between Raleigh and Newark is approximately 419.58 miles, or 675.08 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 12 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 38 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Raleigh to Newark?

On Wednesday trains from Raleigh to Newark are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Which train should you take from Raleigh to Newark?

Typically there are 5 scheduled trains per day. 3 train companies serve the route from Raleigh to Newark.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Raleigh to Newark, with an average of 3 trips per day and 66 monthly trips.

Of the 5 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Newark.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Raleigh to Newark, which start at $48.00.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Raleigh to Newark

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Raleigh to Newark start from $105.00, and on average cost $166.15. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Raleigh leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Newark Intl Airport and one other train station.

From Raleigh to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 14 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 38 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $169.24 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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Avg. Time
14h 15m
Avg. Price
$166.15

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Raleigh to Newark start from $105.00, and on average cost $118.08. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Newark. Amtrak Carolinian in Raleigh leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Raleigh to Newark train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 9 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 38 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $119.78 for a one-way weekend reservation from Raleigh.

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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
9h 59m
Avg. Price
$118.08

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Raleigh to Newark start from $82.00, and on average cost $109.05. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Newark. Amtrak Silver Service in Raleigh leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Raleigh to Newark train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 9 hours and 38 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $115.30 for a one-way weekend reservation from Raleigh.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 38m
Avg. Price
$109.05
There is one train station from which trains depart Raleigh on their way to Newark. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Raleigh are:
  • Union Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Newark. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Newark:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport